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Sweet Cupcakes

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner


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The Sweet Cake
Creamy madagascar vanilla bean cake with buttercream frosting in vanilla or chocolate
Dark Chocolate
Rich chocolate cake baked with dutch cocoa topped with buttercream frosting in vanilla or chocolate
Organic Karat
Moist carrot cake with shredded organic carrots and crushed pineapple topped with classic cream cheese frosting and an edible gold leaf petal
Delectable espresso flavored cake baked with callebaut chocolate crowned with signature sweet frosting and a dusting of cinnamon
Red Velvet
gentle hint of bensdorp dutch cocoa, a classic shocking red hue and Sweet's delectable cream cheese frosting
Boston Cream Pie
Sweet chiffon cake filled with homemade pastry cream topped with chocolate ganache and a frosting "cherry"
Vegan Cupcake (Mondays Only)
Yummy chocolate cake and delectable frosting that is 100% vegan (dairy and egg free) and cholesterol free
Chocolate Covered Pretzel
The sweet and savory cupcake just in time for spring! Delectable chocolate cake with homemade chocolate buttercream, dipped in pretzel crumbs and finished with a a miniature chocolate dipped pretzel!
Delectable fresh lemon cake finished with a pale yellow lemon signature frosting.
Chocolate Caramel
moist Belgian chocolate cake stuffed with homemade chocolate pudding—topped with Sweet's chocolate buttercream and a melted caramel drizzle.
Peeps - Offered Through Easter
Sweet's famous vanilla and chocolate cupcakes and signature handcrafted buttercreams dipped in vibrant colored sanding sugars and topped off with the famous marshmallow candy.
Banana Split
Fluffy chiffon cake stuffed with banana cream, topped with traditional whipping cream, chocolate ganache and a sliver of cherry. Complete with its own little spoon! Add rainbow sprinkles to your taste at the counter (in-store purchases only).
Not So Rocky Road
Sweet's nut-free salute to the ice cream of the same name! Rich chocolate brownie stuffed with sweet and gooey homemade marshmallow, topped with freshly whipped cream and drizzled with chocolate "syrup. "
Chocolate Coconut
Rich dark chocolate cake topped with coconut-infused buttercream frosting and rolled in fresh coconut shavings.
Flourless Chocolate
Flourless dark chocolate cake with a hint of espresso and a dusting of confectioners’ sugar.
Creamy homestyle cheesecake with its own mini graham cracker crust. A dollop of cream cheese frosting inside and atop and finished with a light graham cracker dust.
Cherry Cheesecake
Cherry‎ filling stuffed inside our creamy homestyle cheesecake, a crunch of graham cracker crust and finished with a dollop of cream cheese frosting.
sweet's refreshing lemon juice infused cake topped with Sweet's signature frosting and finished with a sugared lemon candy.
Lemon Blueberry New
The traditional summer favorite lemon juice infused cake with blueberries baked right into the batter! Topped with homemade vanilla bean buttercream frosting infused with blueberry puree.
Honey Lemon New
light and luscious vanilla bean sweet cake infused with new England's own carlisle honey. topped with our own signature lemon frosting and finished with a fondant honey bee or hive!
Honey Nectarine New
a‎ fruit filled version of our honey cupcake featuring new England's own carlisle honey and fresh slices of nectarine baked right into the batter! finished with our classic homemade vanilla buttercream laced with cinnamon.
Pink Lemonade
A sweeter twist on the summertime classic with a hint of cherry juice and its very own straw.
Pina Colada Filled with Pineapple Preserves!
Sweet's virgin version of the classic cocktail. Sweet vanilla bean cake, with a shot of pineapple preserves and topped with coconut infused buttercream frosting. Comes with its own umbrella. Cheers
Caramel Macchiato Filled with Homemade Vanilla Frosting
Sweet's famous espresso flavored cake filled with traditional vanilla buttercream. Topped with cappuccino frosting and drizzled with melted caramel.
Red White and You Filled with Berry Jam
Maybe the sweetest cupcake ever! The vanilla bean sweet cake filled with berry bash jam and topped with homemade vanilla buttercream. Rolled in festive bright red sanding sugar.
Strawberry Shortcake Filled with Strawberry Preserves!
Madagascar‎ bourbon vanilla bean sweet cake filled with our own strawberry preserves topped with whipped cream and a sliver of strawberry.
Peach Cobbler Peach Preserves Inside!
Vanilla bean sweet cake filled with handmade peach preserves laced with cinnamon sugar. Topped off with classic vanilla buttercream and a no-nuts streusel crumble.
Sweet's fall classic, fresh moist pumpkin cake topped with traditional cream cheese frosting and topped with a cinnamon sugared pumpkin seed.
Pumpkin Pie
Graham cracker crust, rich pumpkin cake and a dollop of homemade whipped cream topping sprinkled with nutmeg complete the sweet cupcake version of this favorite autumn pie.
Rich callebaut chocolate cake atop a buttery graham cracker crust. Finished with a swirl of marshmallow and a dusting of graham cracker - campfire not included.
a rich and dense version of Sweet's own chocolate cake - a small dollop of chocolate buttercream atop.
Salted Chocolate
The‎ brownie cupcake, unfrosted - topped with a dusting of sea salt for a sweet and salty flavor.
Caramel Brownie
Drizzled caramel adds a sweet and sticky touch to the sweet seasonal brownie cupcake.
Maple Cranberry
Sweet and tart cranberries baked right into vanilla bean sweet cake, topped with maple infused buttercream and finished with a dried cranberry. A fresh taste of fall in new england!
Chocolate Orange
Sweet's signature frosting infused with the fresh sweet citrus flavor of orange tops luscious chocolate cake - finished with a candied orange peel, hand-dipped in rich chocolate ganache.
Caramel Apple
Seasonal apple preserves fill the sweet vanilla bean cake, caramel buttercream atop and a gooey drizzle. Complete with its own stick.
Apple Pie
Vanilla bean cake oozing with crisp cinnamon apple preserves, topped with homemade whipped cream and finished with a sliver of cinnamon stick.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here after having breakfast next door at the bagel shop. They had a very good selection of cupcakes and in a variety of sizes. We tried several different kinds and we enjoyed them all. It is worth stopping in.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Donald B
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Such a cute little place with amazing cupcakes! Vegan options too. The chocolate orange cupcake was incredible and my friend had the mini cupcakes - apple pie - delish!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aztrimom
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Wandered in to this bakery for a sweet treat around the corner from my hotel. It was around 4 pm June 30 as I entered; no one greeted me so I made my way past the pastry case to the register only to find the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MaryKentM
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We were excited for a cupcake break while walking the freedom trail. There were 5 of us, but we ended up buying 6 since it was the same price as 5. We really enjoyed all of our cupcakes. I got a cheesecake one which was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank amyw2012
Reviewed June 12, 2018

We were walking the Freedom Trail and wanted to stop for an afternoon cupcake and coffee. We had planned to stop at Sweet Cupcakes from the beginning of the day. We arrived around 1 there were only a few cupcakes left and their coffee machine...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Luxetravelmom
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Mid morning downtown Boston. We wanted a coffee and a cake. The cupcakes looked good. I had a coconut one. It was tasteless. The coffee was lukewarm. They remade the coffee. No ones cupcakes were worth the calories. Poor.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Markmark1963
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here for a break from the freedom trail and the chilly breeze. Delicious cupcakes and the best espresso and cappuccino we’ve had since being in Boston.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 434brianf
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

So the cupcakes are yummy and the concept of the place is great. However it was soul less, no one else except us in the cafe and the server just sat Hunched on a stool in the corner. The notes all over the cafe were...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Carnaby07
Reviewed March 13, 2018

A number of cupcakeries were chosen in the greater Boston area. With limited time we picked three to visit personally and taste their scrumptious delicacies. Sweet Cupcakes rated tops on this venture!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Diana F
Reviewed March 2, 2018

I struggled between a 3 and 4 rating. The cupcakes were good, but the customer service was below average. There were no pleasantries or polite conversation. The team did not go out of their way to assist and in fact it felt like I was...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank AJR2000
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